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This is your FIRST STEP if you are looking for legal or professional support. We:

  • Guarantee a response within 1 working hour,
  • Are uncomplicated, friendly and professional,
  • Our fees are sensitive to the South African economy,
  • Have a team of professionals in all major Cities,
  • Function with integrity, attention to detail and are objective driven,
  • Use technology, innovation and internal processes to streamline your experience,
  • Strive to improve the sector we operate in.



In our ‘team’ we have Legal Practitioners (Lawyers & Attorneys) and other Professionals who offer parallel solutions. Our website menu items LEGAL PRACTITIONERS and OTHER PROFESSIONALS offer a summary of services and will help you decide which type of service provider to use. Please review both pages. Afterwards, if you are still not sure who to use please ask for guidance using the Immediate Action Form on the Contacts Page.



For free services you could engage with an organization such as or visit for free information. Depending on your issue any of the following organizations might be appropriate and mandated to help for free:

  • The National Consumer Commission,
  • CGSO,
  • CCMA,
  • Housing Tribunal,
  • For insurance or banking issues, you should contact the appropriate ombudsman.

If you are looking to hire a Professional we guarantee that the fees quoted will be reasonable and you will not be charged anything until you have accepted a quote or entered into an engagement letter. Payment options will be communicated and might include hourly, per project, fixed rate or retainer. See a Cost Guideline HERE. The use of a Legal Practitioner or Court should be engaged with only once you have exhausted all amicable and free options, or if the matter at hand needs legal guidance and an expert to expedite a solution.


An E-Consult is an effective way to receive expedited support for select, once off or ad hoc matters. Please visit the menu item for more information on this process. CLICK HERE



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  • Monday-Thursday from 09h00-13h00 and 14h00-16h00.
  • Friday 09h00-13h00.



General Property

In South Africa, general property refers to real estate or land that individuals or entities can own and use for various purposes. Here's a simple explanation of how general property works:

Ownership: General property ownership in South Africa is governed by property law, which recognizes different types of property ownership, including freehold, sectional title, and leasehold. Freehold ownership grants the owner full rights over the land and any improvements on it, while sectional title ownership pertains to units within a complex or building, and leasehold ownership involves temporary rights to use the property under a lease agreement.

Transfer of Property: The transfer of general property involves legally transferring ownership from one party to another through a sale, donation, or inheritance. This process typically requires a conveyancer to handle the legal aspects of the transfer, including drafting and registering transfer documents with the Deeds Office.

Registration of Property: All general property ownership in South Africa must be registered at the Deeds Office, which maintains public records of property ownership and transactions. Registration provides legal certainty and proof of ownership.

Use and Development: Property owners have the right to use, occupy, and develop their property within the constraints of zoning regulations, land use planning, and environmental laws. This includes building structures, making improvements, and conducting activities permitted by local authorities.

Rights and Responsibilities: Property ownership comes with rights and responsibilities. Owners have the right to exclude others from their property, use it for lawful purposes, and sell or transfer ownership. They are also responsible for maintaining the property, paying property taxes, and complying with relevant regulations.

Dispute Resolution: In case of disputes related to property ownership or use, legal mechanisms such as mediation, arbitration, or litigation can be used to resolve conflicts and protect property rights.

Understanding general property principles is essential for individuals, businesses, and investors involved in buying, selling, or managing real estate in South Africa. Consulting with legal professionals, such as conveyancers and property attorneys, can provide valuable guidance on property transactions and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

The information on this page is not legal advice. Please engage with our team so we can assign your request to a Legal Practitioner. We look forward to being of service.

General Property